Acer Aspire E1-572-6870

Acer recently unveiled Acer Aspire E1-572-6870 which is powered by 4th generation Intel core i5-4200U processor. Encased in black plastic glossy cover, it boasts of almost all the necessary features that a regular computer should have. However, missing optical drive might disappoint a few but, nowadays; it is a trend with most of the models available in market. Manufacturers prefer to do away with optical drive to make laptop or notebook sleek and within budget.  With integrated Intel HD 4400 graphics and 4GB memory, casual gamer would be happy with this laptop. The price of Acer E1-572-6870 is $450 (runs on sale at Newegg). The alternate part number of this machine is Aspire NX.M8EAA.002. Here is a brief review about its specification and performance.

specification and performance of E1-572-6870 laptop

Acer Aspire E1-572-6870 is powered by Intel core i5-4200U dual core CPU which operates with base frequency of 1.6 GHz and can turbo boost up to 2.6 GHz. It comes with 3 MB of cache. It features hyperthreading feature as well. Thus multi threaded application will run more efficiently.  This 4th generation Intel CPU is built on Haswell architecture. Not delving deep into the architecture, it’s worth mentioning here that the processor is good enough for day to day work as well as streaming movies and videos. It can be used for running photo editing applications. The cpu is paired with Intel HD 4400 graphic chip. Games like simcity 3, fifa 13 will run smoothly. However, COD black ops will run in low details and setting. The CPU unit is energy efficient with its 15 W TDP rating.

Acer E1-572-6870 comes with 4GB DDR3L SDRAM and upgradable up to 8GB.  500GB hard drive with 5400 rpm speed is storage solution for this laptop. Windows  8 comes as preinstalled operating system.

The 15.6” Active Matrix TFT Color LCD delivers max 1366*768 resolution that supports up to 720p HD video. The keyboard comes with dedicated numeric Keyboard.

Connectivity features include 2 USB 2.0 port, one USB 3.0 port, secure digital card reader, RJ 45 connector, HDMI output and VGA output

Supported Network connectivity features are 802.11 b/g/n and Gigabit Ethernet LAN.

The battery of Acer Aspire E1-572-6870 is 4 cell li-ion 2500 mAH battery offers up to 4 hours of battery life, on single charge

Pros of Acer E1-572-6870

Affordable price for 4th generation core i5 powered laptop, which will improve productivity.

USB 3.0

Cons of Acer E1-572-6870

Missing optical drive

Average battery life

5 Responses to Acer Aspire E1-572-6870

  1. eric keegan says:

    Hi I want this laptop but I can’t find it in a smaller screen size. Does this exist in a smaller size with the same everything?


    Appears to have slot to install cd-r/dvd drive; but, can you give me specs or compatibility info so I order correctly?

  3. Mod says:

    Try 12.7mm, you will get it at ebay or amazon

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